Allied Warships

USS Steinaker (DD 863)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 863 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down1 Sep 1944 
Launched13 Feb 1945 
Commissioned26 May 1945 
End service 

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 24 February 1982.
Transferred to Mexico 24 February 1982 being renamed Netzahualcoyotl. As of 2006 she is still an active unit of the Mexican Navy.


Commands listed for USS Steinaker (DD 863)

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1T/Cdr. Samuel Aldo McCornock, USN26 May 19452 Aug 1947

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Media links

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman

United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore

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